Ken Dunkin

An indoor sprinkler during a fire drill. (CBS)

Fire Marshal’s Absence Sparks Anger From Condo Owners At Meeting

An angry capacity crowd turned out for a town hall meeting Wednesday night at Roosevelt University on new state fire code requirements that would force older high-rises to install costly sprinkler systems.

07/31/2013

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Concealed Carry Prompts Lively Debate In Bronzeville

The likelihood of concealed-carry gun legislation in Illinois prompted lively debate Saturday at a “town hall” meeting in the near South Side Bronzeville neighborhood.

02/02/2013

Illinois State Capitol

House Committee OKs Legalizing Industrial Hemp

An Illinois House committee has passed a measure that would allow farmers to grow industrial hemp for commercial purposes, such as to make rope, clothing and other accessories.

WBBM Newsradio–03/02/2011